WorldCat Identities

Bear Photo Service (San Francisco, Calif.)

Overview
Works: 39 works in 39 publications in 1 language and 39 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Photographs  Portraits 
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Most widely held works by Bear Photo Service (San Francisco, Calif.)
Photographs of the San Francisco Fire Department and firefighting and rescue work in San Francisco, Calif., during the three day fire following the earthquake, April 18, 1906( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of photographs showing the firefighting and rescue effort in San Francisco, Calif. during the three day fire following the earthquake, April 18, 1906. Includes images of members of the San Francisco Fire Department extinguishing fires in various buildings, laying dynamite charges, and rescuing wounded earthquake victims from the rubble. Also includes images of fire engines and firefighting equipment as well as street scenes showing firemen among damaged buildings and rubble in various locations around the city
Photographs and postcards of Clay Street, San Francisco, Calif., following the 1906 earthquake and fire( Visual )

1 edition published in 1906 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs and postcards of Clay Street, San Francisco, Calif., and vicinity following the 1906 earthquake and fire; views showing rubble and ruins of various buildings, primarily businesses; view of destroyed wholesale houses with horses crushed by masonry; cityscapes showing damage to Downtown, Chinatown, and Nob Hill; and city traffic during reconstruction including pedestrians and horse drawn vehicles
Photographs of Agnews Insane Asylum, Agnew, Calif. following the 1906 earthquake( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of photographs of Agnews Insane Asylum, Agnew (now part of the city of Santa Clara), Calif. following the 1906 earthquake. Includes views of damaged buildings and tents used for housing refugees on the asylum grounds
Photographs of Chinatown, San Francisco, following the 1906 earthquake and fire( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of photographs showing Chinatown, San Francisco, following the 1906 earthquake and fire. Includes views of the district from various vantage points showing some identifiable building ruins such as St. Mary's Cathedral, the Hall of Justice, and Sing Fat & Company; people walking amidst rubble; refugees (mostly Chinese American) in Portsmouth Square watching the fire and a group of Chinese American refugees with their belongings
Photographs and postcards of the Call Building in San Francisco, Calif. following the 1906 earthquake( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of photographs and postcards showing the Call Building, also known as the Claus Spreckels Building, on Market St. in San Francisco, Calif., following the 1906 earthquake. Includes views of the building aflame during the three day fire that followed the earthquake; views of the building following the fire; and views during the period of reconstruction. Views also show people, vehicles, buildings, and construction activity in the vicinity
Photographs of refugees of the 1906 earthquake and fire at the relief camp in Franklin Square, San Francisco, Calif( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of photographs showing refugees, mostly women and children, standing in doorways of wooden shacks at the relief camp for refugees of the 1906 earthquake and fire in Franklin Square, San Francisco, Calif. (Camp no. 13)
Photographs and postcards of churches and synagogues in San Francisco, Calif., following the 1906 earthquake and fire( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of photographs and postcards showing exterior and interior views of ruins of various churches and synagogues in San Francisco, Calif., following the 1906 earthquake and fire. Includes views of St. Dominic's Church, Grace Episcopal Church, Temple Emanu-El, St. Luke's Church, St. Ignatius Church, German Church, Holy Cross Church, and several unidentified religious buildings
Photographs and postcards of the relief camp for refugees of the 1906 earthquake in Portsmouth Square, San Francisco, Calif( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of photographs and postcards showing the relief camp for refugees of the 1906 earthquake in Portsmouth Square, San Francisco, Calif. (Camp number 30). Images document the time immediately following the earthquake through the period of reconstruction. Includes views of refugees (mostly Chinese American) watching the fire that followed the earthquake; refugees standing alongside salvaged belongings and makeshift kitchens; tents and shacks; an open-air lawyer's office; policemen and the temporary headquarters of the San Francisco Police Department; shacks housing the offices of the Department of Public Health; ruins of the Hall of Justice and other buildings in the surrounding area
Photographs and postcards of the relief camp in Hamilton Square for refugees of the 1906 earthquake and fire, San Francisco, Calif( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of photographs and postcards of the relief camp in Hamilton Square for refugees of the 1906 earthquake and fire, San Francisco, Calif. (Camp no. 20). Images document the progression from tents and makeshift structures to government-issued tents to orderly rows of shacks. Includes views of refugees with their belongings; refugees attending an open-air church service; refugees engaged in various activities; and street traffic and buildings in the surrounding area, including St. Dominic's Church
Photographs and postcards of Bush Street, San Francisco, Calif., following the 1906 earthquake and fire( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs and postcards of Bush Street, San Francisco, Calif. and vicinity following the 1906 earthquake and fire. Prominently featured buildings include the California Hotel and Theatre, Temple Emanu-El, St. Dominic's Church, the French church, San Francisco Polytechnic High School (portrait photograph shows the class of '06 standing in front of ruins of school), First National Bank, the Empire Apartments, and the Marie Antoinette Apartments. Includes cityscapes and streetscapes as well as views of people on the streets; building supplies and construction work during reconstruction; and the Mechanics Monument
Photographs of the relief camp in Lafayette Square for refugees of the 1906 earthquake and fire, San Francisco, Calif( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs of the relief camp in Lafayette Square for refugees of the 1906 earthquake and fire, San Francisco, Calif. (Camp no. 17). Includes views of the camp from various perspectives showing tents and cottages as well as refugees and soldiers engaged in various activities. Views also show streets and houses in the surrounding area, including the Irwin and Dunphy mansions on Washington Street
Photographs and postcards of the relief camp in Jefferson Square for refugees of the 1906 earthquake and fire, San Francisco, Calif( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of photographs and postcards of the relief camp in Jefferson Square for refugees of the 1906 earthquake and fire, San Francisco, Calif. (Camp no. 16). Images document the time immediately following the earthquake and during the fire through the period of reconstruction. Includes views of refugees with trunks, chairs and other belongings; tents and shacks housing refugees and soldiers; makeshift structures including a post office, toilets, a barber shop, and commissary; refugees standing in lines and soldiers distributing supplies; and refugees engaged in various activities. Includes views of the camp from various perspectives as well as street traffic and buildings in the vicinity. St. Paulus Lutheran Church on Eddy St. at Gough St. is prominently featured in many photographs
Photographs of the relief camp in Mission Park for refugees of the 1906 earthquake and fire, San Francisco, Calif( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of photographs showing the relief camp in Mission Park for refugees of the 1906 earthquake and fire, San Francisco, Calif. (Camp no. 29). Includes views of tents and shacks; refugees and their belongings; refugees engaged in various activities; and buildings in the surrounding area
Photographs and postcards of refugee camps along Market Street, San Francisco, Calif. following the 1906 earthquake and fire( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of photographs and postcards showing refugee camps along Market Street in San Francisco, Calif. following the 1906 earthquake and fire. Multiple locations are represented but images of the camp on Market Street between Octavia and Laguna Streets predominate. Includes views of tents and shacks housing refugees and businesses, such as a temporary U.S. Post Office substation and a barber shop; refugees with their belongings during and following the fire; refugees constructing shelters from scavenged materials; and refugees engaged in household tasks such as cooking and laundry. Views also show street traffic, buildings, and rubble in surrounding areas
Photographs and postcards of hotels in San Francisco, Calif., following the 1906 earthquake and fire( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of photographs and postcards showing damage to the Fairmont Hotel, the Loma Vista Hotel, the Palace Hotel and the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, Calif. as a result of the 1906 earthquake and fire. Includes interior and exterior views of the buildings as well as views of the Palace Hotel on fire, looters sifting through the rubble of the Palace Hotel, the tearing down of the Palace Hotel ruins, the St. Francis Annex in Union Square during reconstruction, and pedestrians and vehicles on surrounding streets. Images also show earthquake and fire damage in the vicinities of the various hotels
Photographs and postcards showing reconstruction of San Francisco, Calif. following the 1906 earthquake and fire( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of photographs and postcards showing reconstruction of San Francisco, Calif. following the 1906 earthquake and fire. Images depict dynamiting of buildings, including the Phelan Building, the Masonic Hall, and the Grand Central Hotel; temporary railroad tracks and electric and steam locomotives hauling debris; removal of debris by barge; people tearing down walls, clearing rubble, and cleaning bricks; horse-drawn wagons hauling lumber and other building materials; piles of bricks and scrap iron; construction work in progress in various locations around the city; the reconstruction of rail lines and the restoration of street car service; men lined up for work at the temporary office of the City Street Improvement Co.; the temporary headquarters of the Land and Building Department in Union Square; citizens posed with brooms and shovels for cleaning the streets on "Housecleaning Day"; businesses housed in temporary buildings and signs announcing reopening and relocation of businesses; street scenes from various vantage points showing pedestrians and vehicular traffic as well as pavement and buildings in various states of ruin and construction. Includes many images of Market Street, the Wholesale District, Nob Hill, and the redevelopment of Van Ness Avenue as a retail shopping district. Also includes photographs of broadsides and multiple copies of a series of postcards issued by the San Francisco Sunday Examiner
Photographs and postcards of United States Armed Forces and martial law in San Francisco, Calif. following the 1906 earthquake and fire( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of photographs and postcards showing United States Armed Forces and martial law in San Francisco, Calif. following the 1906 earthquake and fire. Includes images of troops arriving; military reviews and drills; soldiers' quarters and supplies; soldiers engaged in various activities in camps at the Presidio, Golden Gate Park, and Portsmouth Square; soldiers maintaining order in streets, soldiers supervising and assisting with distribution of food and supplies; and sentries watching over opening of safes. Includes one photograph of the U.S. Army Band on parade and one of the National Guard on parade. Also includes portraits of unidentified individuals and groups
Photographs and postcards of California Street, San Francisco, Calif. following the 1906 earthquake and fire( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs and postcards of California Street, San Francisco, Calif. and vicinity following the 1906 earthquake and fire. Prominently featured buildings include the Fairmont Hotel, the Flood Mansion, the A.N. Towne residence, the Mark Hopkins Art Institute, the Crocker Mansion, Grace Cathedral, Old. St. Mary's Cathedral, Hahnemann Hospital, the Merchants' Exchange Building, H.F. Allen & Lewis Co., the German Savings Bank, and the San Francisco Savings Bank. Also includes views of refugees standing amidst rubble and ruins; refugees leaving the city; people digging through rubble; pedestrians and vehicles; burned safes and safes being removed from ruins; cable cars of the California Street Cable Railroad Co. burned on their tracks; temporary businesses and buildings under construction; and the U.S. Marine Band on parade
Photographs of the Mission District, San Francisco, following the 1906 earthquake and fire( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of photographs showing the Mission District in San Francisco following the 1906 earthquake and fire. Views of the district from various vantage points show earthquake and fire damage to buildings including houses and a glass bottle works; subsidence of streets and sidewalks; pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles; residents engaged in various activities, building supplies and temporary buildings in various states of construction, including the headquarters of [Union Local?] 104 [of the] Sheet Metal Workers
Photographs of the San Francisco, Calif. waterfront following the 1906 earthquake and fire( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of photographs showing the San Francisco waterfront following the 1906 earthquake and fire. Includes views of earthquake damage to piers, warehouses, businesses, and residences, views of pedestrians surveying damage, and views of capsized ships at Union Iron Works, Pier 70. Also includes several photographs taken from the San Francisco Bay looking towards the Ferry Building and towards Nob Hill showing earthquake and fire damage as well as reconstruction of buildings
 
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